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Land of Spies, Home of Torturers

Tuesday, Jun. 06, 2006 1:08 AM

According to an article in the Los Angeles Times, the Pentagon will be revising its policies on new detainees by omitting the Geneva Convention stricture against humiliating and degrading treatment. This directive is said to have been slated for release earlier this year with an updated Army Field Manual on interrogations, which also contained provisions that would allow different techniques to be used on suspected terrorists, as opposed to mere prisoners of war.

Our government wants to torture people to obtain information.

This should not even be a matter that is up for debate.

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